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US Olympic women top New Zealand 2-0

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) - These were supposed to be the Hope Solo Olympics for the U.S. women's football team. Or the Alex Morgan Games. Instead, they belong so far to the old reliable, Abby Wambach, who has scored in every match to lead the Americans into the semifinals.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US men, defending champs, lose in beach volleyball

LONDON (AP) - Defending beach volleyball gold medalist Phil Dalhausser saw the Italian points pile up on the scoreboard and knew his hopes for a repeat were over when Todd Rogers' final Olympic touch fell short of the net.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US lifter Farris just misses American records

LONDON (AP) - United States weightlifter Kendrick Farris gave his performance a seven on a scale of one to 10.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Jeter of US leads quick women's 100 heats

LONDON (AP) - Well, that sure was fast.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Federer edges Del Potro in semifinals

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer leaned on the net, exhausted but exhilarated after winning the final set 19-17 to earn his first Olympic singles medal.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


1 US boxer still fighting after overturned result

LONDON (AP) - A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought its London Olympics were over, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Records in hand, US men's team ready for Lithuania in basketball

LONDON (AP) - When the final seconds ticked off, leaving zeros on the clock, the three digits on the left side of the scoreboard seemed absurd, impossible.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US wins Beijing rematch against Brazil

LONDON (AP) - Captain Clay Stanley scored 19 points as the U.S. men's volleyball team beat Brazil 3-1 on Thursday at the London Olympics, in a repeat of the Beijing Games final the Americans also won.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


Sudan refugee runs without a country, with a cause

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - When Guor Marial was 8, he sprinted through the darkness with the hope of escaping child slavery at a labor camp in Sudan.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


Douglas wins all-around title, giving her 2nd gymnastics gold

LONDON (AP) - Just 14, Gabby Douglas pleaded with her mother to let her move cross country, certain a new coach could help her get to the Olympics.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


4 US, 4 Brazil teams atop beach pools

LONDON (AP) - The Americans wound up in opposite sides of the beach volleyball playoff brackets in a draw completed Thursday night - meaning the U.S. teams wouldn't meet until the gold-medal game.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


Soni, Clary shine on golden night at pool

LONDON (AP) - Rebecca Soni pumped her fist and beamed, a rare display of emotion from the breaststroke queen. Tyler Clary giddily splashed the water, having made up for all the close calls in his career.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS

- Kayla Harrison became the first American judo champion in the Olympics, winning the gold medal in the under-78-kilogram division by beating Britain's Gemma Gibbons 2-0. Harrison was sexually abused as a child by a judo coach who later was sentenced to 10 years in prison and expelled for life from the sport.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


This was gold medal Phelps needed to win

LONDON (AP) - A little payback. Another shiny new medal to add to a collection that isn't quite complete even yet.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


US men beat Nigeria 156-73 in basketball

LONDON (AP) - The last group in England with this many records was The Beatles.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


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Will Trump help or hurt LA’s bid for Olympics?

NEW YORK (AP) - Four years ago, an unexpected guest crashed a celebration in Manhattan so he could hang out with U.S. Olympians who were ...

November 21, 2016 | | Olympics


L.A. bid to address Trump election

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election looms over the race for the 2024 Summer Games as the three ...

November 15, 2016 | | Olympics


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